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Natalie Portman talks about pregnancy

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Natalie Portman: engaged & pregnant!

Natalie Portman expresses her excitement over the news that she is engaged and pregnant.

Natalie Portman, 29, surprised many people when she announced yesterday that she was pregnant and engaged to choreographer Benjamin Millepied (pictured below in white shirt). The Black Swan actress told Entertainment Weekly yesterday that she is excited to start this phase of her life.

Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied

"I have always kept my private life private but I will say that I am indescribably happy and feel very grateful to have this experience," she said.

Who is 33-year-old Benjamin Millepied? He was born in Bordeaux, France and began training for ballet at the age of eight, and joined the Conservatoire National in Lyon, France at the age of 13. The couple met while filming Black Swan. He is a principal dancer in the New York City Ballet and choreographed the dances in the movie and played her partner on screen. Portman has earned both a Golden Globe nomination and Screen Actors Guild award nomination for her role in the movie.

Black Swan director Darren Aronofsky jokes that he gets credit for setting Portman and Millepied up. "I asked (Portman and Millepied) the other day if I get credit for that. They said, 'You get credit.' He is amazing. He is a serious guy who is doing very serious things with his life. I think it is a very good match."

Portman and Millepied are expecting their child in the spring of 2011. No word yet on the wedding date.

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